With Boston’s major moment extended through July, a longer look at the impact of an iconic exhibition
"Time and again, Nomadland shows its preference for 'reality' as a stylistic posture over depicting the actual experience of being poor in America."
“I knew I wanted to make a show that really reflected what my corner of Boston and Jamaica Plain looks like.”
“The ethos is very much come as you are, because that is the best you can give to this world."
The Animation, Documentary, and Live Action programs of the 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films series are currently playing in theaters and streaming at virtual cinemas.
Michael Blanding’s new book goes beyond what “scholars have previously realized.” “At the very least it should be explored.”
Robinson also passionately advocates direct democracy and popular participation in small scale, but he is oddly reserved about capitalism, which underlies climate change and prevents action to abate it.
Shatara Michelle Ford is an American filmmaker whose feature debut was released to virtual cinemas and theaters in February.
“The first ‘uncute’ sculpture I made was a hand holding a bloody heart. After that, no one called my work cute anymore.”
Directed by Samantha Stark. US, 2021, 74 minutes. Available on Hulu.